BULLETCAST, August 9 – What you need to know now
Red Dead Redemption sold 11 million units and Todd Hollenshead tells us extended console cycles are a good thing. Get all the major headlines from the past 24 hours in video and text form after the break.
Featured content: Nathan nabbed a great interview with Todd Hollenshead at QuakeCon last week. Did you know RAGE has been in the works for seven years?
Take-Two swung to a loss in Q1, but has reported 4 million sales for LA Noire. RDR has now sold 11 million units.
If you want to fully install RAGE on an Xbox 360, it’s going to cost you
22Gb of disc space.
A Sony warehouse burned down in London last night, presumably as part of the ongoing UK riots. Supplies will be affected, the company said, but it’s unknown as yet if PS3 shipments will be hit.
Nintendo needs to “build a better mousetrap” with Wii U’s controller, EA’s Peter Moore’s
Bodycount’s got a serious art make-over recently. Here’s some
play impressions and a new dev diary.
Carbine producer Eric DeMilt has been
dropping hints on the studio’s new MMO. Watch gamescom next week for the reveal.
Valve’s permanently dropped
Portal 2′s price to $29.99 on Steam.
More than half of all British, French and German adults are gamers,
according to a new survey.
NPD and analyst firm EEDAR are to
collaborate on providing “expanding video game tracking” to the US market. This will include digital and mobile data.
new Inversion trailer. It’s exclusive, don’t you know.
France is to get a modified,
16-rated version of Heavy Rain. Quite why, we don’t know.
Batman: Arkham City will be playable at EG Expo. Along with every other game in the entire world.
UKIE has announced that
there’ll be no London Games Festival this year, but has said it intends to have it return next year alongside the 2012 Olympics.
A new version of the BBC iPlayer
is now available on PS3.
Zumba Fitness has now been at the top of the
UK chart for eight weeks.
Destiny’s next expansion is The Taken King according to Red Bull drink case
Harvest Moon: Seeds of Memories coming to PC and Wii U this winter
Harley Quinn slugs it out with cops in latest Batman: Arkham Knight trailer
Steam users can get a refund “for any reason” if game is owned for less than 14 days
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Supremacy is ready for download on Xbox consoles
Large Metro 2033 Redux and Metro: Last Light Redux demos arrive on PS4
Destiny’s Iron Banner event, update 220.127.116.11 live; patch breakdown video inside
Aisha Tyler returns to host Ubisoft E3 conference, “big surprises” teased
Infinite Crisis servers will be taken offline in August
LEGO Dimensions allows the player to build every gadget and vehicle three times
Fallout 4 reveal teased for June 3; source code notes PC, last and current-gen consoles
Xbox One Independent Developers Pack for Australia contains new wireless controller
Sword Coast Legends to feature cross-play between Linux, Mac and PC
Nine things you missed about GTA Online’s new DLC
Source: Miyazaki’s Dark Souls 3 ready for E3 announcement
Nintendo’s NX hardware is not Android-based, says company spokeperson
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be released on PC through Steam
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons rated for PS4 & Xbox One
Batman: Arkham Knight – first look at Red Hood gameplay
Xbox deals: Metro Redux, Dark Souls 2, FIFA 15, more
Dying Light passes 4.5M players, Hellraid is “definitely not dead,” says Techland
More story content in the works for Dragon Age: Inquisition
Battlefield Hardline’s Bounty Hunter mode sounds very familiar
GTA 5: take a trip inside the dark heart of Trevor Philips
Destiny weekly reset for June 2, new strikes and Prison of Elders arenas detailed
How Heists transformed GTA Online for better or worse
This week’s free DLC for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt revealed
Two new PS4 models outed by FCC certifications
The Witcher 3: Black Pearl
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay shows new Exo Zombies level, Carrier
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – next patch to fix XP bug, enlarge HUD and fonts, more
Tanya brings the pain in new Mortal Kombat X trailer
Back The Bard’s Tale 4 in the first 24 hours, get a free game
Batman: Arkham Knight’s new game plus detailed, game has no loading screens
LEGO Worlds officially announced, is Minecraft with LEGO
XCOM 2 announced, coming 2015 as a PC exclusive
GTA Online: high-end vehicles and weapons DLC coming next week
Kill-zone: should you buy Hatred?
Yep, PSN is down once again
Rise of the Tomb Raider: watch the new cinematic trailer right here
Splatoon beats Zombi U’s sales record in the UK
Windows 10 release date set for end of July
Gears of War dev reveals guns and more from new shooter Project Bluestreak
New Nintendo hardware could be Android based
New update brings Driveclub PS Plus Edition closer to release
Let’s break down the Monster Hunter X trailer
The Witcher 3′s ending drops the ball, but the epilogue slam dunks
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight out in US this fall, EU in February 2016
Nero’s moves are on display in this Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition video
BioShock franchise “really important” to Take-Two, has sold over 25M units
Corpse Party: Blood Drive heading to North America this fall
This teaser video for The Banner Saga 2 shows a fleet of ships heading “Into the Abyss”
Debut footage of Katamari Damacy creator’s PS4 title Wattam surfaces
Ultra Street Fighter 4 patch will arrive on PS4 next week
Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders From Planet Space arrives in North America this fall
FIFA 16: EA rep says “there isn’t a Vita or 3DS version” in the works
Up to 5,000 members of the public will be invited to E3 2015
Double XP weekend kicks off for Battlefield Hardline Premium, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Ubisoft’s professional gaming team Frag Dolls calling it quits
Halo 3: ODST and Remnant added to Halo: The Master Chief Collection today [UPDATE]
Lords of the Fallen 2 will be released sometime during 2017
The Witcher Patch 1.03 out today for Xbox One, XP fix coming next week
Rise of the Tomb Raider news teased for June 1
A Heroes of the Storm livestream takes place next week to celebrate June 2 launch
Destiny’s Trials of Osiris has kicked off, enter the Crucible at your own risk
The D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die PC demo is ready for download
Overwatch’s Symmetra bends reality in this gameplay video
Upcoming Nintendo Direct presentation for Japan will focus on summer titles
Battlefield Hardline: should PC and console balance be treated differently?
Horror title SOMA has a release date and a 12 minute gameplay trailer
LEGO Jurassic World trailer invites you to take a VIP tour of the park
Hold on to your wallets: the Steam Summer Sale will be kicking off on June 11
Retailer posts first images of new Xbox One controller with 3.5mm headphone jack
Civilization Revolution 2 has been rated for PlayStation Vita in Europe
Humble Bundle weekly offering is full of strategy games from Relic Entertainment
Konami isn’t giving up on console games
The Witcher 3: Collect ‘Em All – How to get every Gwent card
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: new Legendary loot in, Retired items out
Destiny: should you buy Patience and Time?
Need for Speed will require an internet connection
PS4′s first-party line-up for 2015 is a “little sparse,” Sony admits
Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 29, 30
Destiny: Iron Banner returns June 2 with new gear, less grind
Destiny: Trials of Osiris cheaters getting banned
No early access for Hatred players who pre-ordered: “shit happens”
Titanfall dev: “we aren’t showing anything at E3 this year”
The Batmobile is the new star of Batman: Arkham Knight
The lovely world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is on display in this new video
Killer Instinct Season Two coming to a close with final character Aria
BBC iPlayer can now be downloaded for Wii U through UK eShop